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your brain when you’re using the Web
What subject area does the site cover?
Are those subjects covered comprehensively, or is the site reporting on just one aspect or time period?
Are there links to other good sites?
Who created the site?
Is the site authored by reputable scholars or professionals?
Is the address of the organization behind the site listed?
Has the site been reviewed and recommended?
Is the information factually accurate?
Are there typos, spelling or grammar errors?
Is the information based on research or evidence and are there references to published sources of information?
Does the site give credit for ideas or information obtained from other places?
When was the site last updated?
Is the actual information on the site dated?
Is the updating policy listed anywhere on the site?
Is the webmaster listed?
What is the point of view of the author?
Is the information on the site reflecting a particular position or bias?
Is the site maintained by an organization or group with a strongly held position on the issue?